John Glueck

Sunday, May 17, 2009

John Glueck

KELSO, Mo. -- John August Glueck, 77, of Kelso passed away Friday, May 15, 2009, at his home with his family at his side.

He was born Dec. 5, 1931, in Kelso, son of August and Pauline Glastetter Glueck. He and Rose M. Kenkel were married Nov. 7, 1953, spending over 55 years together.

John loved spending time with family and friends. He loved playing guitar and gardening.

John served in the U.S. Army, then worked for Superior Electric and later retired from Mid-America Power Co.

He is survived by his wife; two daughters, Carla (Randy) Everett of Jackson, Lisa (Steve) Windeknecht of Cape Girardeau; a granddaughter; five stepgrandchildren; a brother, Charles B. Glueck of Kelso; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Virginia Glueck Vincent; and a brother, Joseph Glueck.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City. Parish prayers will be at 7 p.m.

The funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Augustine Catholic Church in Kelso, with the Rev. Oliver Clavin officiating.

Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Pallbearers will be his nephews, Bernard Glueck, John C. Glueck, James A. Glueck, Tyler Glueck, Paul Glueck and Steve Glueck.